June 8, 2021 | Activities Abroad
Never fear, summer is not fully booked up yet! Yescapa, Europe’s leading peer-to-peer campervan and motorhome rental platform, still has plenty of options for a UK getaway…
Pack your hiking boots, your swimming gear, your map and compass, and get ready for an adventure with these great campervans and motorhomes, all with availability during the summer:
Available in June and July
High-spec coach-built motorhome sleeping six – based in Whitstable, Kent
This spacious six-berth Swift Sundance 630L Motorhome is perfect for families or groups of friends, with a U-shaped seat converting to a double bed, a double bunk bed above the driver’s compartment and a double bed folding out from the dining table. Boasting a fully-equipped kitchen with gas oven, grill and hobs, microwave, fridge and toaster; a BBQ; bike rack holding four bikes; reversing camera for easy parking; separate gazebo with furniture, plus solar panels and USB ports, this plush motorhome will be your home-away-from-home for a week spent exploring the Kent coast. Highlights include the retro charm of Margate, oysters in Whitstable, excellent vineyards, the new England Creative Coast art trail, and the Viking Coast cycling and walking trail. The van owner is a member of the Caravan and Motorhome Club, allowing access to their many campsites.
The cost is from £786 for a seven-day hire, including breakdown cover, one insured driver and mileage (up to 200 kms per day).
Quirky retro Mercedes camper sleeping four – based in Bristol
Fully decked out in fun seaside-themed upholstery and wallpaper, this eye-catching converted van features cooking facilities, sink, fridge, two double beds, a solar panel, USB ports, toilet, space for three bikes and a large awning for outside use, along with four chairs and a table. Bristol is the ideal gateway for exploring Somerset and Exmoor – you can hike through green valleys and ancient trails, sample cream teas at charming tea shops, relax in sun-soaked beer gardens, explore rocky beaches and towering cliffs, and witness night-time displays of stars in Exmoor’s Dark Sky Reserve.
The cost is from £660 for a seven-day hire, including breakdown cover, one insured driver and mileage (up to 100 kms per day).
Available in August
Brand–new Weinsberg Campervan sleeping four – based in Nottingham
This supremely comfortable and modern Weinsberg CaraBus 600K allows campers to get off-the-beaten-track without compromising on comfort, allowing year-round, all-terrain adventures. The two transverse double bunk beds easily accommodate four people but, if not all the beds are needed, then they can be removed to allow for extra luggage space. There is a fully-equipped bathroom and a kitchen with sink, gas hob and large fridge, as well as an extendable canopy to increase outside living space. There are also rear parking sensors for extra reassurance. Nottingham is an ideal base for exploring the Peak District, for a week of hiking, biking and adventure.
The cost is from £1,249 for a seven-day hire, including breakdown cover, one insured driver and mileage (up to 200 kms per day).
Classic 1979 VW campervan sleeping four– based in Glasgow
Named ‘Teri’, this mint green 1979 VW camper has been well looked after; it is in excellent condition, and beautifully fitted-out, with custom units, vibrant upholstery and a pop-up top for sleeping two (as well as space for another two to sleep below). Built for leisurely journeys rather than serious off-roading, this camper is great for exploring the lochs and countryside around Glasgow at a relaxed pace.
The cost is from £981 for a seven-day hire, including breakdown cover, one insured driver and mileage (up to 200 kms per day).
Available in September
Sleek Jeep Wrangler with top of the range tech and tent box sleeping two – based in Kirkstall, Yorkshire
‘Austin’, the Jeep Wrangler combines the very best of a 4×4 and a campervan, for seriously adventurous camping trips. The vehicle features two front seats and space for two to sleep in the thermally insulated and weatherproof tent box, as well as a luxuriously decked out interior with kit including a solar panel, power box, fridge, camping stove and kitchen utensils. Located in West Yorkshire, Kirkstall is a great base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The cost is from £818 for a seven-day hire including breakdown cover, one insured driver and unlimited daily mileage.
If plans change, there is a flexible cancellation policy (for Covid-related cancellations) which kicks in up to 48 hours in advance.
To book, or for more information on Yescapa, visit www.yescapa.co.uk.
Notes to editors:
Yescapa is the leading marketplace for nomadic travel in Europe. It offers campervan rentals in 25 countries, including seven in which a full peer-to-peer (rentals between individuals) service is provided (UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Belgium). The company offers customers the option to travel and explore their own country or to go further afield in Europe; its core values are based on sharing, freedom and security.
Founded in 2012 by Benoît Panel and Adrien Pinson, the company boasts a community of nearly 500,000 users from 98 different countries, and the fleet available now totals 10,000 vehicles.
Yescapa is available on mobile, iOS and Android, in seven languages – English, French, Spanish, Catalan, German, Italian and Portuguese.
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